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Institutional reforms: will Hollande keep his promise?
Politicians in France have for decades held multiple positions at the local and national level. During his campaign, François Hollande pledged he would put an end to such a tradition. But now that he is in power, he is not in a hurry to fulfil his promise. Also on the programme, the explosive issue of jail sentences is once again in the spotlight as the government explores alternatives to prison.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
- Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine
Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo